Rahul Gandhi says Centre's four-phased COVID-19 lockdown has 'failed', coronavirus cases still rising 'exponentially'
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the four phases of nationwide lockdown have "failed" and not given the results that Prime Minister Narendra Modi expected.
Four survivors of trafficking on life in lockdown, and why it has meant a resurgence of old fears, uncertainties
The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reported 38,503 cases of trafficking in the country between 2011 and 2019.
FirstAct: Watch OGLAM's Abey Yaar!, a story of five friends reuniting over a video-call that takes an unusual turn
OGLAM's Abey Yaar! explores human behaviour driven by social anxiety, issues of gender, caste and class over a seemingly innocent Zoom reunion of friends.
FirstAct: OGLAM's Abey Yaar! vets relationships in a digital age through the lenses of privilege and prejudice
In OGLAM's Abey Yaar!, a seemingly casual, fun reunion of five friends over a Zoom call sheds light on human behaviour driven by social anxiety, issues of gender, caste, class, and everything in between.
Azadi Records embraces greater digital presence by amping up online release of their music in lockdown
To adapt to changing times during a pandemic, Indian independent label Azadi Records has taken to releasing their music online, anticipating several months before the world reopens to live gigs.
With 'draconian but porous' lockdown, India flattened GDP curve instead of COVID-19: Rajiv Bajaj tells Rahul Gandhi
India implemented a 'draconian' lockdown that was porous and has ended up decimating its economy and flattening the GDP curve instead of that of the novel coronavirus infections, industrialist Rajiv Bajaj said on Thursday.
Coronavirus Lockdown: Railways to operate 200 non-AC, second class passenger trains daily from 1 June
While the railways is yet to state which routes these trains will run on, officials said they could cater to the smaller towns and cities.
Coronavirus Lockdown: No need to close entire office building if one or two COVID-19 cases reported, says Union health ministry
The Central government has given some relaxation as the country enters lockdown 4.0 so that offices can run its work with limited staff.
Maharashtra's new list of permitted activities in lockdown 4.0 to kick in on 22 May: All shops can be open from 9 to 5 except in red zones
The Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued revised guidelines for the fourth phase of the lockdown, partially easing curbs in areas outside of containment zones.
Lockdown 4.0: With MHA permitting movement in areas other than containment zones, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru open public transport with conditions
Issuing fresh guidelines on Sunday, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) allowed inter-state and intra-state movements of passenger vehicles and buses from areas other than the containment zones. However, the guidelines made it clear that bus services will be allowed with the mutual consent of states and union territories involved.
Maharashtra, Mumbai Lockdown 4.0 Guidelines: Uber, flights, restaurants, malls not allowed; home delivery of liquor, essentials allowed
Places of recreation like shopping malls, cinema halls, theatres, parks, gymnasiums, bars and swimming pools to remain shut in Mumbai. Restaurants and hotels can continue to deliver food to customers but no dining is allowed in their premises. Cab services such as Ola and Uber cannot operate in Mumbai as it is still a red zone.
Lockdown 4.0 guidelines in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal says autos, buses, cabs allowed with conditions, shops to open on odd-even basis
Private offices in Delhi have got the nod to operate at full strength, but Kejriwal has said that they should try to ensure that most of the staff work from home.
In Indian migrant workers' long, brutal march, echoes of Mexican migrants' trek through Sonoran Desert to reach US
Jason De Leon’s imagery of Mexican migrants finds an eerie resemblance in what informal migrant labourers are facing during the lockdown in India due to the coronavirus pandemic, when many started walking back home traversing thousands of kilometers.
Lessons from Manipur: How community workers aided the state's vulnerable groups during coronavirus crisis
Although the coronavirus crisis has posed varied challenges for different communities, Manipur certainly offers significant takeaways that could be useful in the achievement of long term development goals.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Piyush Goyal accuses Bengal govt of not giving permission for enough special trains to bring stranded people home
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: Kerala reported 26 fresh infections and three recoveries on Thursday, as the pandemic appears to strengthen more in the state after significantly slowing down.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Cases reach 3,232 in Maharashtra's Pune district, toll touches 175; cop tests positive in Delhi's Dwarka
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: With 98 new coronavirus positive cases reported in the last 24 hours, the number of COVID-19 patients in Pune district of Maharashtra grew to 3,232.
Narendra Modi Today on Coronavirus Updates: Information on 'new and improved' lockdown 4.0 will be given before 18 May, says PM
Narendra Modi Today on Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that based on the suggestions by states, information about the extension of coronavirus lockdown will be given before 18 May. We will fight Corona and we will move forward, he added.
Narendra Modi to address nation tonight at 8 pm; PM likely to speak on issues related to lockdown, economy
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 8 pm on Tuesday, a day after he interacted with chief ministers on ways to deal with the spread of coronavirus and also boost economic activity, the Prime Minister's Office said.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Mohammad Azharuddin joins ICA's initiative to support former players during lockdown, pledges to donate Rs 10 lakh
The Indian Cricketers Association (ICA) has raised Rs 24 lakh to help around 30 former players who are in dire need of funds amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown, a drive that has also found support from former captain Mohammed Azharuddin.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Lockdown in India has impacted 40 million internal migrants, says World Bank report
The nationwide lockdown in India which started about a month ago has impacted nearly 40 million internal migrants, the World Bank has said.